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Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Award winning author Tafolla appears at Texas State

The winners of Texas State's Tomas Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award, Carmen Tafolla and Magaly Morales, will present their work at a book award celebration in the LBJ Ballroom in the Texas State Student Center from Thursday from 10-11:30 a.m.

Friday, September 17th, 2010

US Foodservice breaks ground near Buda

Following a long battle of lawsuits and lawmaking, U.S. Foodservice broke ground Thursday on its $50 million regional distribution center east of Buda. Representatives from U.S. Foodservice were joined by officials from Buda and Hays County for...

Friday, August 13th, 2010

Texas State symposium to observe Mexican anniversaries

A symposium on Sept. 11 at Texas State will observe the 200th anniversary of Mexico's independence from Spain, as well at the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution of 1910.

Monday, June 14th, 2010

Texas State to play in Cancun Governor's Cup

Texas State will send its men's basketball team to Cancun, Mexico, right before Christmas to compete in the Cancun Governor's Cup. The Bobcats will compete against seven other teams, all of which saw postseason action in 2010.

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Texas Monthly editor to read at Katherine Anne Porter House

Jake Silverstein, editor of Texas Monthly, will read from his book, Nothing Happened and Then it Did, on April 30 at the Katherine Anne Porter House in Kyle on April 30.

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Texas State to hold Spanish language documentary festival

The Center for the Studies of Latino Media & Markets at Texas State is holding a festival Thursday with 16 Spanish language documentaries made by college and university students from all around the Americas.

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Doucumentary festival extends deadline

Points of View, the first Spanish international documentary festival taking place at Texas State, has extended its entry deadline to March 15. The winners of the festival will receive a prize and exposure on HITV.

Saturday, February 13th, 2010

Staples woman sentenced in smuggling case

A Staples woman was sentenced last week in a 2008 smuggling case that originated with a search of a San Marcos mobile home that turned up about two dozen aliens from Honduras, El Salvador, Mexico and Nicaragua....

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

Canseco joins Braun law firm

The law firm Braun & Associates, with an office in Dripping Springs, has announced the addition of Susana Canseco as an associate attorney.

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Hispanic Heritage Month going strong at LBJ museum

The term "Hispanic Heritage Month" is a bit misleading. It certainly is a month-long celebration, but the event spans the two months of September and October. The LBJ Museum of San Marcos has an exhibit which celebrates...

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